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time now for newsroom with carol costello. hello, my dear friend. hope you had a good weekend. >> i had a terrific weekend. happy monday to you if that's possible. newsroom starts now. happening now, coach collapses. >> he went down to his knee and couldn't get back up. looked like he was having trouble booreathing p. >> gary kubiac falling to his knees, now in the hospital. also accused l.a.x. shooter. >> did he ever express any hatred toward the government or the tsa? >> all the findings that came out this year, he was very upset about it and he thought that tsa abused their power. >> brand new exclusive information, a friend of paul ciancia speaking out. hatred toward the tsa and how police missed him by just hours.
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>> he has a bag, gets in the car. off they go. and a short time later, a knock at the door. police. >> yes, police. >> plus, a car repo? not unusual. a car recall and replace the part doesn't come in for six months? wait. what? honda saying drivers should just work around the problem. is that really safe? also -- >> wings came off. they were on fire. >> 12,000 feet in the air, two planes full of skydivers collide. >> the pilot got out safely, used his emergency parachute and landed. and soccer fans so bad they set their rival's stadium on fire during the game. you're live in the cnn newsroom. good morning. i'm carol costello. thank you so much for joining
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me. we now have a better idea of just how troubled l.a.x. shooting suspect paul ciancia was days before friday's deadly rampage. today he is in critical condition and a source says he is unable to speak to investigators. but a woman who knows ciancia, and his three roommates, spoke with cnn. she says a troubled ciancia social socially awkward appeared to be unraveling and was already making plans. >> he asked for a ride to the airport, he said he was going back home, either that his dad was kind of sick and he had to deal with family issues. >> did anyone ever see a ticket? >> no. he also didn't mention what day he had to leave. that morning he doesn't knock, just opens the door and says i need to leave. you can take me now. >> did he ever express any hatred toward the government or nsa? >> all the findings that came out, he was very sun either and
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thought ts after the abused their power. >> stephanie elam is in los angeles this morning with more. good morning, stephanie. >> reporter: good morning. the woman knows of the people who lived in this place with the shooter and it was very strike to go hear how everything went down. and if you listen to a little bit more of the conversation they had, it helps to paint a picture of what they realize was happening. >> at that moment that they're seeing this on the tv, their third roommate comes back and says i just dropped off paul at l.a.x.. and they knew he had just dropped off paul to a shooting. >> absolutely disturbing to hear that, carol. now what we also know is where the shooter is from in the southern new jersey. they got text messages, his family did, his younger brother, his dad saw them apparently and alerted the chief of police in
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their town. that police officer then reached out to los angeles, they did a welfare check, they got got, this all happening around 10:30 in the morning on friday pacific time. they get there just within maybe 45 minutes or so afterwards they handcuff the roommates, start looking for any other clues and at that point, they realize just how bad the situation was. they just missed that window. >> just awful. i know the shooter is in the hospital. he's in critical condition. will he be able to speak to investigators at some point? >> they have not made that clear. we understand that he's been shot multiple times, that he was hit in the face and the neck. and that at this point he is unresponsive. whether or not he regains consciousness, that we don't know. but if he does, he's facing two felony offenses and so therefore he could serve life in prison or he could he said end up getting
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death sentence. thank you. a frightening moment on the football field, gary kubiac collapses at halftime. watch kubiac. all seems perfectly normal, but then the 52-year-old simply falls to his knees, he falls to ground. he was taken off the field in a stretcher and september to the hospital. his team leading at halftime unraveled after that. they he lost in the end to the colts. ed laftch dare are r ed latch d a is in houston with more. >> reporter: we're waiting to see the latest update. team executive said he had gone through a series of tests and evaluation and it all started with gary kubiac feeling dizzy and lightheaded. you can see texans head coach gary kubiac on the 24 yard line when he suddenly falls to his knees during sunday night's game. long time colleagues rushed to his side. the teams were walking off the field for halftime during the game between the texans and
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colts when the 52-year-old coach fell ill. this was the scene in houston as he was rushed off the field on a gurney. concerned nfl fans watching from the stands. >> he went down to his knee and couldn't get back up, looked like he was having trouble breathing. >> reporter: the ambulance rushed kubiac to a hospital with his family by his side. >> all his vital signs are good. he did not have a heart attack. but they're still checking on everything where him. >> reporter: and of iter the af, a rival player took a moment to say they're pulling for the coach. >> hopefully he'll be all right. he's a great football man and a great person. and a great win, but all our thoughts and prayers are with him. >> reporter: kubiac's health scare comes just a day after denver broncos head coach john fox was hospitalized following complications from a pre-existing heart condition.
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fox felt dizzy while playing golf on saturday. the 58-year-old coach is now in the hospital awaiting surgery to replace an aortic valve and faces weeks of recovery. carol, it was all very confusing and scary time in those moments as the player were all walk off the field going to the locker room for halftime. all of this in front of more than 70,000 fans at a national television audience and team executive says they hope gary kubiac will rejoin the team at some point later today. we'll see if that indeed does happen. >> i hope so. ed lavendera reporting liver i houston. the next story is nothing short of remarkable. two small private planes collide in midair over superior, wisconsin. even though one can barely fly and the other will soon crash no one is seriously hurt. that's because both planes were carrying skydivers who jumped to safety. cnn's george howell has more for
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you. >> reporter: flying in formation some 12,000 feet in the air, two planes had just reached their targeted altitude carrying nearly a dozen skydivers when something went wrong. one of the pilots remembered hearing a lot bang. then the windshield shattered. both planes collided in midair. according to one of men on board, it turned out to be a jump for their lives. >> four jumpers in the lead plane get out of the airplane, they're on the step hanging on to the strap. then they leave. meanwhile the jumpers in the trail plane have done the same thing, they're on the step. so when they see these jumpers leave, then they leave. we're not sure exactly why they collided yet. but they did. >> reporter: you can see from these pictures how the lead plane was left mangled. >> wings came off, they were on fire. pilot got out safely, used his emergency parachute and landed. >> reporter: pilot of the fratr
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plane also survived landing his aircraft safely. when firefighters arrived, jumpers were still making their way to the ground. amazingly everyone made it off the planes safely. for something that is so routine for these skydivers, with hundreds or even thousands of jumps under their belts, this accident served as a reminder. >> can be a dangerous sport. usually is not. unfortunately, you ifyou take wu get. >> reporter: this time they all got very lucky after a terrifying scare in the sky. >> so these two planes flying side by side as we understand it from the owner of that skydiving company, still unclear exactly how the collision happened. and there is an investigation under way, carol, to determine that. as for the actual plane that crashed, we understand it was insured for liability, it was not insured for collision. so the skydiving team will be grounded for at least a couple of weeks until they get another plane. >> just unbelievable. unbelievable lucky, i should
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say. george howell reporting lifrom chicago this morning. president obama pressing lawmakers to pass legislation that would make it illegal for employ employers to fire people based on their sexual orientation or again der identity. in an op-ed sunday, president obama wrote this, quote, we're all created equal and every single american deserves to be treated equally in the eye of the law. we believe that no matter who you are, if you work hard and play by the rules, you deserve the chance to follow your dream and pursue your happiness. senate is expected to vote on the legislation later taoday. a white house official says there has been no cle inside ci snowden and believe he should return to the united states to face justice. the joints reaction comes after a german magazine published a let frer snowed, in it is he says he's seeing a positive reaction to disclosing classified information and that
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he wants the united states to stop treating him like a criminal. this just into us. a major announcement from blackberry. it is abandoning all plans to sell the company. the company ceo will also be stepping down. confusing, right? our chief business correspondent christine romans is in new york to explain this to us. >> this is the gdemise of the crack berry. the worker bees used it. in washington, on wall street. the close has slowly unbound, the stock down 20%. they have halted trading of the sta shares. the ceo is out. he had bet 100% on a new operating system and new blackberries to invigorate the company in the midst of all the competition out there. and it just didn't work. the company had been trying to find a buyer, really couldn't.
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and now there is a new ceo that will take over. basically this is a company in the hands of private equity investors and we know what they do, if they can't sell it, they can't turn it around, they will break it apart and sell the pieces. so this is a company right now everyone is asking is my crack berry, is my blackberry going away. that is a distinct possibility. very recently the company appealed to the kus saying please be loyal, we're not dead yet. but what you're seeing here is another sign that this will be one of those companies that there will be a chapter written about it in every businessman you'll when you go to college because what they have gun, all t done, all the mistakes. the new ceo is a turn around guy, john chen, used to be ceo of siemens. so he has a lot of credibility. we'll see what he has up his sleeve. but no now bad news for users. >> christine romans live from
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new york. still to come, a new twist in the nfl bullying investigation. one dolphins player now suspended. and reports a teammate was forced to pony up $15,000 for veteran players to go to las vegas. we'll talk about that after a break. farmer: hello, i'm an idaho potato farmer. and our giant idaho potato truck is still missing. so my dog and i we're going to go find it. it's out there somewhere spreading the good word about idaho potatoes and raising money for meals on wheels. but we'd really like our truck back, so if you see it, let us know, would you? thanks. what?
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the nfl is a mess at the mom. hear me out. dealing with concussions, suicides, former player aaron hernandez charged with murder, denver's coach is in the hospital with a heart condition. and last night, houston's coach collapsed on the field. and this morning, you could add bullying to the list. jonathan martin, miami dolphin, left the dolphins team after he was forced to contribute $15,000 to veteran players for a trip to las vegas. local sports reporters say this kind of thing is a big problem. if rookies don't hand over large sums of cash for trips, dippe e and more, there are consequences on the field. richie incognito has been suspended and is under investigation by the nfl for being a big old bully. incognito is not happy. he tweeted this, adam schefter a
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reporter stop slandering my name. you hide behind sources who are not man enough to put behind the bs you report. and you thought these guys were sort of kind of grown up. jamal anderson is here to talk about it. seriously? >> carol, come on now. it's the same game they play when they're kids. >> they're adult men. >> no, there is no doubt about it, most of any and all hazing that happens in football, and it happens on every level, it's harmless. most of the time it's harmless. most of the time there are things that all guys have done when they first get to a football team, you go through certain things to be a part of the team. because it happened to other rookies, it happened to other fresh men, other new guys, carrying pads, paying for certain meals. >> but it's more than forcing a guy fork over $15,000? >> i can't understand. i cannot relate to any of the facts -- if these are facts, any of the things that we're hearing
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about the story. it's foreign to me. a player who would allow this to happen, an organization that would allow this to happen, the leadership on a football team that would allow this to continue to happen, this is all foreign to me. i've not been on a football team where the leadership was such that this could occur like this. this is not the a rookie we're talking about. this is the middle of his second season. by the way, a guy who started the majority of the games that he's appeared for the miami dolphins. >> obviously he has emotional issues, right? is he easy to pick on and take advantage of? >> it's interesting, these guys are offensive linemen. they're some of the toughest people on the football field on every football team. i don't care what age you play, these are the guys who hit on every single down. so it's just -- for most people, it's a very interesting and weird story and you're trying to figure out what's the deal with martin and is the dolphins player that everybody is talking about, is he really responsible
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for all of the different things you're hearing. it's weird. >> so talk a little about what consequences that martin might face on the field if he refuses to fork over the -- because i'm thinking i'm an adult person, i'm in an organization and if somebody said to me i don't care if they were my superior or not, fork over $15,000, i want to go to vegas, i'd say i don't think so. >> by the way, carol, i would, too. i'm not 6'3", 320 pounds, so i don't know what's going on with martin where he felt like he could not turn this type of thing down or he could not talk to other people. there are other guys, 12, 13 linemen in the group itself. not just the other 53 guys on the football team. there are other leaders and veterans of the team. there is a position coach not line, there is a head coach. i just don'tnd how this continues to happen and it happens to a level where we have here for an nfl team that is just all very odd to me. we talked about it last week.
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bullying? okay. i'm for the not trying to be insensitive. it's a critical importance that we address it in our society. so i'm not trying to say just because he's a linemen it can't happen. i'm just trying to understand it. >> and the nfl is trying to understand it, too. an investigation is under way. p so hopefully we'll know much more in the days to come. thank you so much. >> it will be okay. football is a microcosm of society. we're just like you. just a little bigger, sometimes tougher, sometimes not so tough. >> i know we're immature, too. wh what am i talking about. still to come, president obama wants to make it illegal to fire employees based on their sexual orientation. we'll talk about whether legislation is expected to pass the senate.
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this morning president obama is pressing lawmakers to pass a bill that would make it illegal for employers to fire people based on their sexual preference or gender identity. in an op-ed sunday, he wrote, quote, millions of lgbt americans go to work every day fearing that without any warning, they could lose their jobs not because of anything they have done, but simply because of who they are. it's offensive, wrong and it needs to stop. he said quote. the senate will vote on legislation later today. brianna keilar is at the white house to tell us more. >> reporter: good morning. president obama weighing in this morning ahead of this vote in the senate today.
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he says, quote, to the huffington "post," americans ought to be judged by one thing only, their ability to get their jobs done. does it make a difference that the firefighter who rescues you a gay or the accountant who does your taxes or the mechanic who fixes your car. if someone works hard every day, does everything he or she is asked, is responsible and trustworthy and a good colleague, that's all that should matter. and the white house really feels that this is just continuing on a number of actions that the administration has taken here in the last couple of years when it comes to the rights of gay americans. we saw president obama not too long before the election last year change his personal view on gay marriage on same-sex marriage. he'd been in favor of civil unions as he came into office and he personally decided to support same sex marriage. we've also seen recently the repeal of don't ask don't tell. and with the obama administration stopping its enforcement of that federal same-sex marriage ban once the supreme court this year
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overruled that ban, we're now seeing same-sex couples a lot of them get married so that they can enjoy the federal benefits that traditional couples receive, as well. >> i know that apple ceo tim cook is also weighing in on this, he's pushing the senate to vote for the legislation. but do you think it will? >> reporter: actually the expectation, and let me just tell you this, we just got notice from dean heller, a senator from nevada, a republican, who is saying that he will support it and that actually gives this measure 60 votes. so it is appearing that it is increasingly likely that this will pass the senate. and it really is a lot of the business community that is driving this. i spoke with an advocate this morning who said you look at fortune 500 companies, more than 80% of them already have measures like this in place. and it's actually government they feel that is lagging behind. >> interesting. brianna keilar, thanks so much. and that's a leaf blower behind
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lady in the newsroom, a man
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walked in on l.a.x. and kill as tsa officer. a note found on him said he wanted to instill fear into their traitorous minds. so was he a terrorist? plus -- >> whatever this video shows, the residents deserve to see it. >> this is the story when an poll xapology is not an apology. and we just got done with halloween and the full throttle paint everything red and green nonstop ho, ho, ho rude salespeople, even more rude crowds, ugly sweaters, christmas retail is here. >> i could feel the christmas noose beginning to tighten. >> it's already tight. past the eggnog and let's go shopping for some deals. newsroom continues now.
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good morning. i'm carol costello. thank you so much for joining me. caught on tape. smoking what appears to be a crack pipe. that's the very serious allegation toronto police are making against that city's mayor saying evidence they recovered in an investigation is, quote, consistent with reports of the mayor's drug abuse. now mayor ford is apologizing. sort of. >> i'm not perfect. i have made mistakes. i have made mistakes and all i can do is apologize. i'm not going to sit here and say i'm never going to drink again. that's not realistic. but everything in mod indicater fine. >> as for calls he's going to resign, he says he's not going anywhere and one poll shows his approval rating is actually up by five percentage points.
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this is a crazy story. >> and it will be an extra ordinarily difficult time for investigators to actually point out what's in that pipe that he's smoking. that will probably be the defense that he will use. even if he was caught on tape smoke out of a glass pipe, it's hard to tell if crack cocaine is inside of it. after months of bombshell headlines alleging crack cocaine abuse and erratic behavior, it was what mayor ford had to say sunday that had everyone listening. >> friends, i'm the first one to admit i'm not perfect. i have made mistakes. i have made mistakes and all i can do right now is apologize for the mistakes. >> we have gathered the evidence -- >> reporter: in a news conference last thursday, the police chief said they have video of what appears to be the mayor smoking from a glass pipe. ford has repeatedly denying
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using crack since the allegations surfaced in may. on sunday, he said that video should be made public. >> whatever this video shows, folks, toronto residents deserve to see it and people need to judge for themselves what they see on this video. >> reporter: mayor ford was also featured prominently in a more than 460 page police investigation into gang activity. page after page about noford's alleged drug abuse redacted. but there were photos of him in front of a crack house. surveillance video also showed questionable behavior. the mayor seen with his one time driver who has since been arrested on extortion charges related to the video that alleges to show ford using crack cocaine. ford hasn't been charged with anything himself, but he has become the butt of jokes.
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>> hey, hey! don't judge him. maybe he's cleaning up the city by smoking all the crack in it. >> reporter: now the mayor is taking responsibility. even if he's quite not ready to say why he's apologizing. >> there is no one to blame but myself and i take full responsibility for it. i want to move forward. but i also know to move forward, i have to make changes in my life which i can assure you that i will do. i love the work i do and i'm going to keep doing it. >> after police announced they had this tape, approval rating went up. 60% still think that he should resign there in toronttoronto.
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>> i'm struggling to understand this. so is he a good mayor, is and he great mayor, enough to excuse him smoking what appeared to be a crack pipe?and he great mayor, enough to excuse him smoking what appeared to be a crack pipe?nd he great mayor, enough to excuse him smoking what appeared to be a crack pipe? he great mayor, enough to excuse him smoking what appeared to be a crack pipe? >> he went on to tout his achievements. he's lowered the budget, new municipal facilities, he's helped a lot locally. so a lot of people in toronto really love this guy. he's a charming guy, out in the public eye a lot. he has this weekly radio program. very popular, though some people want him to at least take a leave of absence. we'll see what happens. >> such a strange story. >> it is. talk about honda now. honda is recalling 344,000 minivans because of a software problem in a causes the vehicles to brake without warning. but it's what the company is telling its drivers, its customers, that really caught our attention. let's go to alison kosik at the new york stock exchange. this is kind of unbelievable.
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>> yeah, when there are these recalls for automobiles and the automaker sends you out a letter telling you to go to the dealer to get it fixed, well, guess what, the fix for this is not happening until next spring. what honda says is happening is the minivans can drop in speed by as much as 30 miles per hour and this just a short time. and when it happens, the brake lights don't go on, on the driver behind you doesn't see you braking. they say when the hydraulic system releases, the car unexpectedly go on. the affected owners will be getting a letter from honda letting them know about the recall and when the new sensor is available, honda will send another letter. thankfully so far no injuries, no deaths in this. >> all right.
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alison kosik reporting live this morning. thank you. still to come in the newsroom, he wanted to instill fear into the minds of tsa employees by gunning them down at the los angeles airport. so why isn't he being called a terrorist? the debate next. 1ñp my customers can shop around-- see who does good work and compare costs. it doesn't usually work that way with health care. but with unitedhealthcare, i get information on quality rated doctors, treatment options and estimates for how much i'll pay.
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his anti-government views helped inspire deadly shooting at one of the nation's largest airports. but my next guest says paul see answer kra oi can't oig, a whit from new jersey, should not be dismissed as someone suffering
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from stress, that the issue is actually much deeper. the same right wingers who always call for the racial profiling of arabs and muslims will now be silent since they would now have to call for the racial profiling of every 20 something white dude there new jersey. that would mean the entire cast of "the jersey shore" would now be under nsa surveillance, end quote. between morning. >> good morning, carol. good to talk to you. >> glad you're here. so ciancia is charged with serious crimes. key he could get the death penalty. isn't that enough? >> i think what we have to look at is the fact thatey he could penalty. isn't that enough? >> i think what we have to look at is the fact thaty he could g penalty. isn't that enough? >> i think what we have to look at is the fact that he could ge. isn't that enough? >> i think what we have to look at is the fact thathe could get. isn't that enough? >> i think what we have to look at is the fact that if it was a 123-year-old brown dude with a name like mohammed, everyone
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would be calling this an act of terrorism, which it will be. you had a man who walked in to a public place with an assault rifle trying to instill fear in the general public with a political ideology, an anti-government ideology, and all that i'm saying is if it was a brown dude with an anti-government ideology, our american entire society would be calling it an act of terrorism which it is. and i think that paul ciancia should be called terrorist. >> we were interested in how the fb ichli defines terrorism. it involves acts dangerous to human life. appears to intimidate or coerce civilian population. and occur primarily within the territorial jurisdiction of the united states. and all of these things certainly seem to fit what paul ciancia is accused of. but isn't there a difference between someone having mental illness and using something as
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an excuse, you know, as opposed to someone who like goes to another country, is trained by terrorists overseas and then comes back into the united states to commit an act of terrorism? >> it's important to keep in mind fbi and law enforce him me officials said he carried a one page manifesto with him which was an anti-government diatribe especially against the tsa that had disparaging comments about former dhs secretary janet napolitano. and the rhetoric he used in the manifesto was almost part and parcel of the so-called quote/unquote patriot movement here in the united states which sees the department of homeland security as an enemy and part of this conspiracy they're new world order thing. so i think under any normal definition of the term terrorism which most people deem to be violence committed against the general public with a political
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ideology, i think the patriot movement is definitely one that would fit the profile here. >> well, help us understand in a wider perspective how not naming paul ciancia a terrorist affects the muslim community. >> it not only affects the muslim community here in the united states, i think it affects all minorities. what we've done here in america sodly is co-opted the term terrorism for only apply to b b black and brown people. and when a white man commits the sale age same act, we don't see the term terrorist attached to someone like him. so it sends a resounding message to people of color in the united states that there is a terrorism double standard out there and that if a brown man commits an a little of terrorism, it will be called terrorism. but when a white man does it, it's mental health issues.
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>> thanks so much for joining me this morning. >> anytime, carol. thank you. we're back in a minute. sing. so my dog and i we're going to go find it. it's out there somewhere spreading the good word about idaho potatoes and raising money for meals on wheels. but we'd really like our truck back, so if you see it, let us know, would you? thanks. what? life with crohn's disease ois a daily game of "what if's". what if my abdominal pain and cramps end our night before it even starts? what if i eat the wrong thing? what if? what if i suddenly have to go? what if? but what if the most important question is the one you're not asking? what if the underlying cause of your symptoms is damaging inflammation? for help getting the answers you need, talk to your doctor and visit crohnsandcolitisadvocates.com
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so question for you this morning. a simple one, i promise. what was the last time you actually watched a music video on television, on mtv? they don't play them on mtv nichl. i know. it's all on youtube for the most part. so forget about the mtv music video award shows. youtube thinks it is the future for such programs. so it held the first music awards show last night. >> hey. hi. >> so many people up here. >> 16 million people. and you guys tonight, we find out who you voted for, who the winner is. this is the big night. so -- >> and a theme. >> the theme of the night is he krootivety. >> it was all over the place. clearly not your typical award
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show. nischelle turner is in new york with more on the youtube music video awards. >> reporter: yeah, i think the theechl the night was -- the th night was unscripted. it could have been the beginning of the a new awards show. they managed to provide the chaos live performance with the kind of billion dollar thing that they are. it featured lady gaga and others. it was almost aggressively unkripted and unpolished. they planned the whole show in just about two weeks. that's crazy. i know. it was hosted by jayen schwartzman and reggie watson. at the beginning, they walked out and handed the host a baby. i know, right?
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that's what everybody was saying. what? excuse me? this isn't something that you're going to see in any other award show. but it's all about the crowd too. because as the two men handed out the first award of the night, the kids were kind of letting everybody know that they weren't too happy about it. look at those babies. not too happy. they're crying. some of the winners from the night were eminem and a pop group. but unlike the awards show, the winners seemed less important than the show itself. it lasted about 90 minutes. millions of people voted for the winners online. but i don't know about viewership. it seemed like the peak wof it
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was. you can go back today or tomorrow and watch it, because it's online. >> and next year maybe they'll do a little more planning. >> reporter: we do cnn heros on this network, and the minute it's over, they start planning for next year. can you imagine putting together an entire awards show in two weeks? >> i'm going to watch it. >> reporter: it's a train wreck that you can't take your eyes away from. >> if you were watching the simpsons last night, you might have noticed a tribute to one of the shows departed characters. bart simpson wrote a touching blackboard message, simply, we'll really miss you ms. k. it's a tribute to the actress who voiced his teacher. wallace passed away last month. she was 70 years old. still to come in the "newsroom," eagle's quarterback
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david ortiz and shane victor reno had their beards shaved off. gillette would donate $100,000 for the one fund for the boston marathon bombing victims. the sox won the series after finishing in the baitsment of their division last year. let's talk about football. and the philadelphia eagles. the backup quarterback had himself quite a game. he tied an nfl record. >> philly wanted to burry this guy a couple of weeks ago now they want to give him the key of the city. he is playing because michael vick is out with the hamstring victory. >> michael who? >> yeah. he made the most of his opportunity yesterday. and he he said, yeah, i've passed for seven touchdowns in one game before, but it happened in a video game with my buddies. and he could have actually broken the record yesterday.
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because he only played in three quarters. but the coach decided to pull him for obvious reasons. and they want to keep him healthy. he joins a group of five other kwaurkz in nfl season to throw seven touchdown passes in one single game. and the kansas city chiefs are 9-0. best record in the nfl. and they beat the buffalo bills yesterday without scoring one touchdown on offense. their defense scored two touchdowns. now, of course this story is great, because they were the worst team in the nfl last season and now they're off to their best start in ten years. and the tampa bay off a or terrible start. 0-8. and perhaps the one positive moment came from that tebow like vintage play. he tosses it over to the fullback.
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very cool play. they lost by a field goal in overtime. and to the other kind of football. this happened in serbia between two heats rivals. red start belgrade and partisan. the match was stopped when the visiting teams fans starting throwing flares onto the field and setting fires in their observation section on the stadium. i've seen flares thrown on the field before but never the big giant fires. referees had to halt play for a while to let the firefighters put out the flames and had to let the smoke clear. these are two heated rivals where there's a lot of history between the two. we've seen them step in the past and punish the team by having them play with no fans in the stadium. >> did they cancel the game after that? >> no, they actually finished.
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it's just a fire. >> next hour of cnn "newsroom" after a break. happening now in the "newsroom." >> at the moment that they're seeing it on the tv, they said -- >> exclusive new information on the accused l.a.x. shooter reveals out police went to his house by missed him by a matter of minutes. plus edward snowden says the united states should cut him some slack. the white house says, think again. and a scary moment during the texans colts game last night. >> year all very worried. we went back out. they told us that he was -- he was all right. he was stable. >> houston os head coach gary kubiak collapses on the field at
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halftime. what could have happened? "newsroom" continues now. good morning. i'm carol costello. thank you so much for joining me. we have a better idea of just how -- of how -- just how troubled the l.a.x. shooting suspect paul ciancia was days before his deadly rampage. today he's in critical condition and unable to speak to investigators. but a woman who knows him and his roommates spoke exclusively to cnn. she said he and to be unraveling the days before the shooting and he was already making plans. >> he asked one of the roommates if he could have a ride to the airport. >> why did he need a ride? >> he was going back home. either that his dad was sick nsd had to deal with family issues. >> did anyone ever see a ticket? >> no. he also didn't mention what day
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he had to leave. that morning he doesn't knock, just opens the door, and said, i need to lead. >> did he ever express any hatred toward the government or toward the tsa? >> all the nsa finding that came out this year, he was upset about it and thought tsa abused their power. >> by now you know tsa officers are not loud to carry firearms. it was airport police officers who eventually shot and disabled ciancia. that has ignited the debate over whether they should be armed and provide one more line of defense in future attacks. renee marsh joins us live in washington. >> reporter: it's a question people are naturally asking. should tsa officers be armed. but that would be a huge task considering there are 50,000 tsa screeners who screen 1.8 million passengers every day at more than 450 airports nationwide.
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now training all of those officer would be an expensive proposition. and experts say because of the tight quarter that they work in, there's a danger of a crazed passenger grabbing their gun. tsa administrator, john pistol, has only said that the agency will review their policy and how they will coordinate with local police from this point on. the union representing tsa officers is calling for armed security at checkpoints, but they are not calling for tsa officers to be armed. and former home land security secretary said outright arming tsa officers is a bad idea. >> i was on the virginia tech panel. and right after the virginia tech tragedy, people thought maybe she should arm students. then the school room tragedies and everybody arm teachers. now there's conversations about arming the tsa.
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we really need to figure out why so many people for to violence to solve their problems or express their grievances. >> reporter: tsa says it will be working with members of congress to determine what changes in security policies will be made. but, carol, the bottom line is, if you are flying out of an airport today, you will not notice anything different during the tsa screening process. what you may see is a beefed up police presence around the airport. >> renee marsh reporting live for us this morning. checking other top stories. another airport scare, this one in birmingham, alabama. a note containing a threat was found in a restroom yesterday. the airport was shut down, terminal evacuated and flights averted. a sweep by the bomb squad turned up nothing. a bill to protect gay and transgender employees to protect
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-- president obama in a blog posted sunday urged congress to pass the measure. the president says there's broad support for the bill among americans and it should be the laugh the land. secretary of state john kerry in route to poland right now as he continues a multi-national overseas trip. he wrapped up meeting with his sawedia rainian counterpart. they've been upset with the united states over recent mideast policy including allowing the syrian civil war to continue. he may be a man without a country but he says his mission is accomplished. he says by revealing washington's secret spying programs, he has ignite a global debate over government surveillance. and just how much privacy we really have. cnn has the story from snowden's temporary refuge, moscow. >> reporter: in an open letter
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published in german magazine, edward snowden says he's no criminal and calls on citizens globally to hold their government's and intelligence services to act and make sure they operate within an acceptable framework. he says that the world now understands the problems of mass surveillance and he singles out the nsa and gshq as being the worst offenders. he also accuses some governments of orchestrating a witch hunt against people who tried to bring the activities to light. and he said now, and i quote, the debate they wanted to avoid is now taking place in countries around the world. and instead of causing damage, the use of this knowledge is causing society to plush for political reforms, oversight, and new laws. now in another letter which he gave to german lawmaker last
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week after a three-hour meeting here in moscow, he essentially called on the u.s. to drop the charges against him. he told him that his end goal was to testify before the u.s. congress. but so far, the response from the u.s. has not been favorable. >> he had an opportunity, if what he was was a whistleblower, to pick up the phone and call the house intelligence committee, the senate intelligence committee. and say, look, i have information you ought to see. that didn't happen. and now he's done this enormous disservice to our country. and i -- i think the answer is no clemency. >> reporter: snowden has been in mosccow since june. but one of the conditions for his asylum is that he does nothing further to jeopardize or damage u.s. interests. cnn, moscow. >> and now went to take you to
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a student was found wedged between two residential buildings in a narrow space less than a foot wide in new york city. he appears to have fallen out of a window overhead. his friends said when they told them they couldn't help, they asked nyu securities to check rooftops. >> his phone was off. >> his legs were crossed and he was on his side. >> they weknew about him for wh knows how long. >> today he's in the hospital in serious condition. his friends want to ask him how he managed to get stuck between the two buildings. $241,000. that's how much it costs to raise a child for 18 years these days. child care and nannys, the price of those things are eye-popping. alison kosik is in new york to
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tell us more. >> reporter: ask any parent, and child care makes up a huge chunk of the budget with day care costs ranking among the top. a new study took a look across the country and found that in 21 states day care cost more than median represent. if you put two kids in day care, it's more expensive than rent in all 50 states. in 31 states day car cost more than college at public university. how much? it depends on where you live. you pay about $15,000 to $17,000 a year for two kids. if you live in the east or west, a little higher, $18,000 to $22,000 a year. >> you want to pay top dollar for the people who care for your children. that's kind of important, right? and it just makes you wonder if there's any push to bring the
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costs down. >> reporter: it's competitive and croft of living plays a huge part of this. day care, as i said it's cheapest in the south and midwest because everything else is cheapest there as well. housing and food and utilities and insurance and laker, it's a lot cheaper. it depends on what state regulations are. give you an example, in massachusetts it's required that every day care center have one teacher for every three infants so it's more expensive compared to mississippi that requires one teacher for every five infants. if you want to look at specifically how much day care is in your state, check out cnn money for more info. but it's stunning when you see these figures. >> alison kosik, thanks so much. still to come, clinton, christie, and all the presidential want to bes in between. why some are predicting who could win an election that's three years away. when our little girl was born,
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second term, some in washington are speculating about the next white house occupant. a former member of obama's cabinet, hillary clinton finds herself in the thick of it. senior white house correspondent brianna keilar is in washington on in. >> reporter: president obama actually pam pained for terri mcauliffe. that is taking place here tomorrow the, the governor's race here in virginia. but you're seeing him to focus on who will replace him in 2016. >> run, hillary, run. if you run, you'll win and we'll all win. >> reporter: an enthusiastic high profile endorsement at the annual jefferson-jackson dinner he pressed hillary clinton to run in 2016.
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>> it's time for a woman to be president. and so, tonight, here in iowa, and i won't get this opportunity again, i am urging hillary clinton to run for president. >> reporter: he's not alone. a group of 16 democratic women in the senate feel the same way. all of them signed a letter encouraging her to run. according to a democratic source who said kay hagen talked about the still to be released letter at a fund raising event last week. this last poll shows clinton with a huge lead. 65% of democrats chose her. the republican field is a little more crowded. chris christie, paul ryan, rand paul, jeb bush, marco rubio and ted cruz among the favorites of republican voters. but it's the new jersey governor, just one day out from
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his likely re-election getting all the buzz. especially since his campaign seems to be as much about 2016 as the garden state. >> it sounted like you're planning for a message beyond new jersey. >> i'm not planning for it. i think if's inevitable. i can walk and chew gum at the same time. >> reporter: but a new book on the 2012 election out this week claims mitt romney cross the chris christie off his potential running mates for failing to disclose a number of issues, including his health. >> he provided his health records to us. his health is very solid and very good. there's not an issue there. chris could easily become our nominee and save our party and help get the nation on the right track again. they don't come better than chris christie. >> and christie seems to be answering some of those questions about his health as
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well. he is sort of finishing up a very grueling 90-stop campaign swing. leading up to the election tomorrow. and he's steadily lost weight since february when he had lap band surgery. >> we're talking about this already. we should hold the primary tomorrow. hold the president alex two days from now and be done with it. >> reporter: all right. let's drag it out for as long as possible. >> thanks so much. still to come in the "newsroom," nfl teams are keeping gary kubiak in their prayers this morning. the texans head coach collapsed while walking off the field. the latest on his condition just ahead.
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good morning. i'm carol costello, thanks for joining me. a frightening moment on the field. houston texans' coach collapsed at halftime. it all seems normal. but then the 52-year-old falls to his knees and then falls to the ground. he was taken off the field on a
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stretcher and sent to a hospital. his team leading at halftime, unravelled after that, losing to the colts. ed lavandera is in houston this morning with more. >> reporter: good morning. frightening situation as the teams were walking off the field for halftime in front of more than 70,000 fans and a national tv audience. that's when gary kubiak fell to his knees. you can see him in on the 24 yard line when he suddenly falls to his knees during sunday night's game. the teams were walking off the field for halftime during the game between the texans and the colts when the 52-year-old coach fell ill. this was the scene at reliant stadium in houston as he was rushed off the field on a gurney. concerned nfl fans watching from the stands. >> he went down to his knee and couldn't get back up. it looked like he was having trouble breathing. >> reporter: the ambulance
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rushed him to a hospital with his family by his side. >> all of his vital signs are good. he did not have a heart attack. but they're still checking on everything with him. >> reporter: and after the game, a rival player took a moment to say they're pulling for the coach. >> hopefully he's going to be all right. he's a great football man and a great person. and we -- you know, i think a great win. but, you know, all our thoughts and prayers are with him. >> reporter: kubiak's health scare comes a day after denver bronco's head coach john fox was hospitalized following complications from a preexisting heart condition. felt dizzy while playing golf on saturday. he's now in the hospital awaiting surgery to replace an aortic valve and faces weeks of recovery. and carol, just moments before kubiak went down, team executives said that he was feeling dizzy and lightheaded and spent most of the night
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undergoing a series of tests and evaluati evaluations. hopefully we'll get an update at some time today. >> hope it's nothing serious. checking other top stories this morning. in his manifesto for truth, edward snowden claims the nsa and its british counterpart are mopping the worst offender of mass surveillance. he's ignited a global debate on the government spying and the travesty we take for granted. new chilly details on paul ciancia. the man accused of the deadly shooting rampage at the l.a.x. airport. a woman who knows him spoke exclusively to cnn. she said he had a hatred to tsa. a church bus driver was killed in a crash last night in
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indianapolis. police say a van ran a red light slammeding into the bus. 14 of those were children. all expected to be okay. police think alcohol may have been a factor. mike ma shaud came out as gay this morning. in an editorial published in some of the largest newspaper, said he was aware about whisper campaigns about his personal life and that it's not a big deal. it's just part of who he is. black friday and cybermonday are two of the best days for you to get your hands on the holiday discounts. this year, you're seeing those savings right now. alison kosik is here to tell us more. >> reporter: walmart actually moving forward deals that were originally reserved for black friday. they include the ipad mini, dyson vacuum. soda stream, a popular item, going for $59.
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amazon has its, quote, black friday deal store up. jc penny and macy's are upping the ante as well. they're opening their doors on thanksgiving night for the very first time. some people say, hey, let shoppers get started early. others say, hey, what about the employees and missing their family dinners? it's just the stores giving out what the customers want and giving the option for people to come and shop. >> is this what the customers want? >> reporter: you look at thanksgiving. it's starting late this year so there is a shorter time period queen turkey day and christmas. so losing those days cannot only shorten the time to go shopping, but it also costs retailer a lot. a lot of shopper do like to get out there and get their shopping done early. as for stocks, take a look at stock.
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in federal and state offices across our nation, scenes like this happen daily. >> let us pray. god, creator and sustainer of us all -- >> that's senate chaplain barry black. and while some say this is a tradition that dates back to our nation's founding, others say it could be discriminatory. and joining me now is our panel to discuss this matter. good morning. >> good morning. >> good morning. so. >> good morning. >> good morning. eric, i want to start with you. the u.s. supreme court is going to take up this issue. what must it decide? >> it has to decide whether the
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town of greece, new york, which for eight years in a row violated the constitution by having the government-led prayers at a city council meeting where many citizens have to go to do their business. >> so why is the u.s. supreme court deciding this now? we've been doing this since the beginning of time, right? >> yeah. this is a tradition that dates back 225 years. and the question the court is really presented with is, americans today, do they have the same rights as the founders. and unfortunately the supreme court 30 years ago decided a case where it upheld the constitutionality of legislative prayer, but the courts have got it wrong. >> if i may, slavery used to be legal, segregation used to be legal, discrimination against women used to be legal. as our society gets more
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diverse, judges all over the country are realizing that when small towns are overtly christian prayers for many years, that has an effect on nonbelievers. have a moment of silence. then people can pray tore whom ever they want, whether they want to or not. i'm for people praying if they want to. but they shouldn't be led by the government in that prayer. >> jeff, your thoughts? >> yeah. what the government shouldn'ting doing is censoring people. they shouldn't be dictating what people say or shouldn't say. if you have a neutral policy or a policy that selects neutral speakers and it's neutral, the government shouldn't be telling people what they should pray. >> i agree. that's why a moment of silence is the answer. >> let me lay this by you. let's say there's a diversity of prayer offered in city council meetings. let's say someone who is muslim will offer a prayer.
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isn't that fair? >> first of all in in case, there was not diversity of prayer. eight years in a row every single prayer was christian. then a lawsuit was filed. then there were a few nonchristian prayers. andhe the trial courtlosed the evidence, at that moment in time they went back to christian prayers. somebody has to decide how much diversity is enough. what does a prayer do that a moment of silence doesn't do? let's all take a moment of silence to make sure this meeting is serious and sol member. why add the religious opponent to it? >> this is kind of a delicate question. why open any legislative meeting with a prayer anyway? what's the purpose? >> it's to sol ammize the proceedings. and if you have a policy that the selection of the speak is neutral, it's not up to the government to tell them what to
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pray. they can pray whatever they want. >> i'm going to have to wrap this up. >> a community that was overwhelming christian. >> there you have it. >> we'll have to leave this there. we'll see what the u.s. supreme court decides. at least it will be kconsiderin the question. thanks to you both. still to come in the "newsroom," "saturday night live" takes on its critics and pokes fun at itself in the process over the lack of black women comedians on its own show. the day we rescued riley was a truly amazing day.
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police had to close a braj. the concrete bridge was swaying back and forth. the authorities told drivers to abandon their cards and get off the bridge. cleveland kidnap survivor michelle knight will be on the dr. phil show. >> good you have any idea when you walked through that front door that it would be 11 years before you would walk back out it? >> i picked the lock and i tried to escape. and he says, now you're going to be punished. >> crass tro had served a life sentence but was found hanging in his cell back in september. houston texan's head coach kubiak is stable and con shuz. the texans say he did not have a heart attack and undergoing tests a the houston hospital. more than a billion in
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stolen art has been discovered in germany following a raid. it reports that the art was looted by the nazis back in world war ii. german authorities are not yet confirming or denying the find. honda is recalling about 44,000 odyssey minivans due to a sensor problem. the recall clues 2007 and 200 model years. until replacement censsentencere available, they're offering guidance to drivers on dealing with the issue. hint, tap your brakes. "saturday night live" went there. kerry washington took on the lack of black comedians on snl and won. >> i'm sorry to interrupt. oprah winfrey has arrived for the dinner and she wants to say hello. >> that's wonderful.
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>> what a nice supervise. >> isn't it. don't you think you should go and get changed? >> why? >> so that oprah can come in. >> oh. because of the whole -- >> yes, exactly. >> and keenen won't? >> nope. >> well, in that case, i will leave and in a few minutes oprah will be here. >> thank you, mrs. obama. >> the producers at "saturday night live" would like to apologize to kerry washington for the number of black women she will be asked to play. mrs. washington is anning tres of considerable range and sal lent and because snl does not have any other black women. and we look forward to rectifying this in the near future. unless, of course, we fall in love with another white guy first. >> i'm here. >> she was so funny.
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cnn entertainment correspondent nischelle turner is here to talk about this. hiring african-american female comedians is another thing. did any of it matter? >> that's right that's a good question. hopefully they will take heed and find someone. but i want to be clear here, and i know that they wouldn't just go willy-nilly. but i hope they go out and get someone really funny first. not just someone to play indicate the critics. get someone that request really do a great job on the show. and it can be done, because there are a number of very funny african-american female comedians working today. what was interesting about this skit, not only did they have kerry washington playing every black woman in pop culture that they could find in one skit, they showed just how many white males they have on the cast and the disparity. because they had six matthew
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mcconaugheys come in all at once. it was funny but it drove home the point of lack of diversity on the cast. >> they did a lot of skits with black characters and they don't do that every week on "saturday night live." >> reporter: well they don't have a black host every week. they've only had eight in 39 years. i thought it was an opportunity that they took and they should have taken the opportunity. all week there was a question, what would "saturday night live" do? would they address the situation? you know, would they address the situation head on. it's designed to lampoon and make fun of the water cooler and hot topic of the week. they just so happened to be the hot topic of the week. it made sense that they had to make fun of themselves and they did. what it always showed you -- it also showed you just how funny skits with african-american characters can be. >> i laughed.
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she was great. she was terrific, kerry washington. it's sad they can't hire her. but she's got that hit show thing going. >> reporter: and she's got a baby bump growing too. >> there's been another terrifying fall at cirque du soleil. the las vegas show is facing several work safety citations just last week following the tragedy death in june. and now another performer is in the hospital after slipping from one of the high flying stunts, it it's called the wheel of death. christine romans has more on this story. >> reporter: it's the high-flying account crow battics that drew theater lovers to the stage. but on friday night, one performer came terrifyingly close to that fate. at times flying 40 feet above the stage, like in this video,
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maneuvering into and out of the revolving wheel with no harness or safety mat. he slipped off the wheel. they drew the curtains and drove him to the hospital before resuming their act. this was just a painful reminder of the cirque du soleil performance was "ka" where a mother and performer died. she plum meted nearly 100 feet. >> you could hear people crying and all the actors are basically looking down. >> just days before friday's accident, the nevada occupational health and safety administration imposed fines of more than $25,000 against them in the death. they also proposed $7,000 in fines against the casino.
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>> i know first hand that cirque du soleil takes every possible precaution to make sure that the artists are safe. >> reporter: both companies defendant their safety procedures and said they will appeal the fines. >> still to come in the "newsroom," 1500 cameras, bomb sniffing dogs, even scuba divers. more on the massive procedures being taken to keep everyone safe at the new york city marathon. (dad) just feather it out. that's right. (son) ok. feather it out. (dad) all right. that's ok. (dad) put it in second, put it in second. (dad) slow it down. put the clutch in, break it, break it. (dad) just like i showed you. dad, you didn't show me, you showed him. dad, he's gonna wreck the car! (dad) he's not gonna wreck the car. (dad) no fighting in the road, please. (dad) put your blinker on. (son) you didn't even give me a chance! (dad) ok. (mom vo) we got the new subaru because nothing could break our old one. (dad) ok. (son) what the heck? let go of my seat! (mom vo) i hope the same goes for my husband. (dad) you guys are doing a great job. seriously. (announcer) love a car that lasts. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru.
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bridges and shorelines. it seems like an impossible distance to run, 26.2 miles. but more many, sunday's race was a chance to compete in the marathon that they did not get to run last year. one year ago superstorm sandy ripped across the city forcing the race to be canceled. some runners hit the road for more than just the thrill of the race. >> reporter: on the streets of baltimore, this woman spent months prep pairing for the new york city marathon. adding up the miles and pushing down the memories of last year. >> i had four feet of water in my house. >> reporter: last year the great race was swept away. the massive property loss and human suffering was too much. >> the best way to help new york city at this time is to say that we will not be conducting the
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2012 ing new york city marathon. >> reporter: now its return is being herald has symbolic of the city itself. >> it's important this year because of what happened last year. >> reporter: back are the elite athletes. in 2009, this man became the first american to win new york in more than two decades. >> winning is not about first place. it's about getting the best out of yourself. >> reporter: back, too, are the millions raised for charity. even with the cancelation last year runners raised more than $40 million for groups like back on my feet. >> it shows the spirit of marathon and it's incredible what people with overcome. >> reporter: in short, that's what the marathon's return has been all about. a whole city overcoming the worst and getting back to its best, one tep at a time. tom foreman, cnn. >> thank you for joining me
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today. i'm carol costello. "legal view" with ashleigh banfield starts now. >> toronto's mayor denying smoking crack. but admitting to doing a lot of other stupid things. now he's asking police to release that video that everyone has been talking about. also this hour, the disturbing chain of events in the hours before the bullets starting flying in the terminal at l.a.x. plus the warning from the suspect's family that may have come just minutes too late. and from mystery disappearance to miracle rescue, a student falls ten stories before getting wedged in a narrow shaft between his college dorm and a parking garage and he stays that way for 36